Commonwealth Health/University of Scranton Promotional Events


Commonwealth Health/University of Scranton

Blood Drive, YMCA Visit, and Public Relations Campaign
The Commonwealth Health/University of Scranton School of Nurse Anesthesia, under the direction of Dr. Caroline Raskiewicz, program administrator, partnered with the American Red Cross, on Tuesday, January 22, 2013, to host a blood drive on the ground floor of the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Held in recognition of National Nurse Anesthetists Week, the blood drive was successful - 21 units of donated blood were collected.
Left to right: Student registered nurse anesthetists Kai Lehardi,
Karen Congdon, Ellen Kulesa, Amy Campbell and Jerome Scarpati.
Student registered nurse anesthetists passed out coloring books and papers, OR hats, OR gloves, and OR booties and spoke about anesthesia as a conventional way of relieving anxiety for preschool children who may have to undergo surgery.  They followed up with a question and answer period.   
Left to right in last row: Student registered nurse anesthetists Ann Marie Mullen,
Sean McFadden and Lucian Dumitru; and preschool children.
Student registered nurse anesthetists participated in the public relations campaign in the main lobby of Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. They displayed posters, pens, pins, and pamphlets that were distributed by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA). 
Left to right: Student registered nurse anesthetists Timothy Naylor and Michael Trovato.

Posted March 8, 2013